Originally Posted by east tx skier
Run 89 in that motor as recommended in the manual and keep it stabilized (even during the season unless you are burning through a tank every two weeks). You could siphon off the gas and use it in cars or lawn equipment or you could add some 93 back to whatever is left of the 87.
2 parts 87 to 1 part 93 = 89.
I plan to run what is in there out and see how she does - it could have just been a bad tank of gas what ever the octane. I hope it's not he carb going but will keep checking all the possibilities. I'll be back on the lake next weekend to see how it goes. Thanks to all for your help!
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